Week of Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Slogging through the academese is worth the effort
Paranoia and conservatism -- yay! It's the '80s again with "Not in My Backyard"
Patti Smith returns to the literary limelight
SFMOMA curator Aaron Betsky's steamy S.F. architectural tour
Orchid collectors, watch your back. Uncle Sam knows what you're up to.